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Selected restaurants that serve weekday breakfast. See also our listings for weekend brunch spots.
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Selected restaurants that serve weekday breakfast.

See also our listings for weekend brunch spots.

Bakeries and cafes

Eco Farm Cafe 632 - Cafe: Harajuku
A quiet spot hidden on a back street just a few steps from central Harajuku. There's a spacious cafe up front with fresh-baked pastries, a nice outdoor courtyard where dogs are allowed, and a full...
Viron - Bakery: Shibuya
Great French cafe-style sandwiches, quiches and pastries to take out; there's also a pleasant cafe upstairs.
Sawamura - Bakery: Nishi-Azabu
The ground-floor bakery includes a cafe area where you can enjoy fresh-baked bread and pastries with your morning coffee from 7am.
Bondi Cafe - Cafe: Hiroo
A casual, open-air, dog-friendly cafe on a back street behind Hiroo station. The food menu tends toward Hawaiian and Asian fusion, with above-average prices.
Wired Cafe - Cafe: Gotanda
Located next to Gotanda Station, this branch of the ubiquitous cafe chain offers inexpensive dishes like sandwiches, salads, pastas and pizzas as well as coffee, tea and cocktails. There's plenty of...
Sign Gotandar - Cafe: Gotanda
Coffee, drinks, music-listening stations and free wi-fi access. Lunch is served until 3pm.
Aux Bacchanales - French: Shinagawa
This small chain of French brasserie-cafes is popular for their authentic food and atmosphere. The cafe serves simple dishes like omelettes and salads all day long, while the brasserie has more...
Le Pain Quotidien - Bakery: Shiba-koen
Located inside a park and surrounded by greenery, this popular Belgian organic bakery is famous for their large communal table, although they also offer smaller tables for two or four. The interior...
Meal Muji - Cafe: Hibiya
Inexpensive bakery and deli items and salads from the famous no-brand design store Mujirushi. Breakfast is served from 7am.
Aux Bacchanales - Cafe: Ginza
This popular Tokyo French cafe-bakery serves light snacks all day (quiche, omelettes, salade nicoise), plus more substantial prix-fixe lunches until 3pm (Y1260).
Dean & Deluca - American: Marunouchi
Mostly an all-day cafe/restaurant, although they also have a small deli counter and grocery section with coffees and teas, spices, baked goods, cold cuts, four kinds of smoked salmon, and real dill...
Maison Kayser - Bakery: Nihonbashi
Excellent breads and pastries are available to take out, or you can stop for a pastry and an espresso in the lobby seating area. There's also a nice lunch menu, priced at Y1200 and Y1600.
Paul - Cafe: Yotsuya
Good pastries and plenty of outdoor seating.
Paul (bakery) - Bakery: Yotsuya
European-style bread, pastries, and a big assortment of sandwiches to go.
To The Herbs - Italian: Ichigaya
Tasty, sometimes unusual pizzas and well-constructed pastas at this budget Italian cafe chain. Open all afternoon.
Wired Cafe Atre Ueno - Cafe: Ueno
Coffee, wireless internet access and good food from the popular Wired Cafe chain. Located in a basement corridor next to Ueno station's Retro Gate, this oddly laid-out shop features a cozy balcony...
Breadworks - Bakery: Tennozu Isle
Luxuriously spacious and modern in feel, this combination bakery-cafe is a comfortable place to relax with a coffee and pastry, or a quiche, cup of soup and salad. There's also a bit of outdoor...
Le Pain Quotidien - Bakery: Hatsudai
The second Tokyo branch of the internationally famous Belgian organic bakery is open from 7:30am, serving coffee and pastries, salads and tartines - open-face Belgian sandwiches with toppings like...
Brasserie La Classe - French: Shin-Yokohama
This sprawling cafe-restaurant in Shin-Yokohama's Cubic Plaza is produced by the popular French brasserie-cafe Aux Bacchanales, and it includes a brasserie section, bakery and tea salon.

Full breakfast

Miyuki - Japanese: Edogawabashi
The Four Seasons' Japanese restaurant serves a varied menu, including kaiseki service, sushi, shabu-shabu and teppanyaki. Seasonal kaiseki from Y6000 at lunch, 12,000 at dinnertime. Japanese...
Slappy Cakes - American: Shinjuku
Gourmet pancakes are the big draw at this popular Oregon-based breakfast restaurant, where they come in interesting variations like Banana-Chocolate Chip with Raspberry Jam; and Roast Mushrooms,...
Marble Lounge - International: Nishi-Shinjuku
Open twenty-four hours a day, the Hilton's Marble Lounge offers various special buffets throughout the day, including a dessert buffet with fountains of chocolate every afternoon from 2:30-6pm...
Sarabeth's - American: Nishi-Shinjuku
It's breakfast time all day long at this famous New York-based restaurant. The menu features Eggs Benedict, lemon-ricotta pancakes, "Farmer's Omelet," fluffy French toast and a good selection of...
Sunday Jam Harajuku - American: Harajuku
Yes, it's yet another pancake restaurant, this one offering unusual variations like ham-and-cheese; caramel-ginger; apple-turnover; and a spicy Latin pancake. The ham-and-cheese pancake was a meal...
Bills - Australian: Harajuku
Australian chef Bill Granger is famous for his gourmet breakfast menu; this is his fourth Tokyo-area venture. Breakfast is served from 8:30am through the end of lunchtime, with signature dishes...
Cafe Kaila - American: Harajuku
Pancakes, waffles and French toast at this Hawaiian-based shop come covered in fresh blueberries, strawberries, bananas and other fruit. Other all-day breakfast dishes include omelettes and Eggs...
Andersen - Danish: Omotesando
Danish-style stews and other main courses in the restaurant area above the bread shop, and European-style breakfast in the morning.
Architect Cafe - Cafe: Gaienmae
This stylish design-centered cafe offers architecture magazines to browse through while you sip your coffee. They serve a small breakfast buffet (Y1200) from 7-10am.
Terrace (Westin Hotel) - International: Ebisu
The Westin's lobby restaurant is known for their lavish lunch and weekend brunch buffets, with frequent special events featuring food from various regions of the world. They also offer an appetizer...
Ivy Place - International: Daikanyama
"Global comfort food" in a lovely, beach-resort-style setting from Chef David Chiddo and the TY Harbor team (Cicada, Beacon).
Captain Cook - British: Nishi-Azabu
The menu here is a mix of British and international cuisines, with dishes like sausage and mash, roast beef, beetroot-apple soup and Boston chowder. The breakfast-brunch menu, with brunch staples...
Anna Miller's - Coffee shop: Shinagawa
The last surviving Japan branch of the former cult favorite coffeeshop, Anna Miller's serves a variety of pies and American-style breakfasts.
French Kitchen - French: Roppongi Hills
This flagship restaurant of the Grand Hyatt bills itself as a French brasserie, with a very spacious setting and a dramatic open kitchen. Their all-day service includes breakfast and a popular...
Lauderdale - Cafe: Roppongi Hills
It's hard finding a good breakfast in Tokyo outside of the international hotels, but this Roppongi Hills cafe delivers the goods. The breakfast/brunch menu is a mix of European and international...
Bubby's - American: Roppongi 1-chome
Gourmet burgers, home-made pies and brunch items from the famous Tribeca, New York, diner. Breakfast is served from 8am on weekdays, with dishes like banana-walnut pancakes, granola with fresh...
Les Saisons - French: Hibiya
Lavish contemporary and traditional French fare in a luxurious setting here in the Imperial Hotel's flagship French restaurant. Chef Thierry Voisin, formerly of Michelin two-star Les Crayeres in...
Bubby's Yaechika - Cafe: Yaesu
Pancakes, home-made pies and burgers from this third Japan branch of the famous New York brunch spot. It's conveniently located in one of the underground shopping malls connected to Tokyo station. ...
K'Shiki - International: Mitsukoshimae
The Mandarin Oriental's casual-dining spot offers creative contemporary cuisine with an Asian twist, plus a great view of Ginza and Marunouchi. The Y5,000 tasting menu is a good deal if you like...
Garden Lounge (New Otani) - Coffee shop: Kioicho
If you'd like some scenery with your beverage, the Garden Lounge of the Hotel New Otani in Chiyoda-ku offers a stunning, panoramic view of a 400-year-old, perfectly maintained Japanese garden. Let...
Bills - Australian: Daiba
This is the third Tokyo-area outlet from Australian celeb chef Bill Granger, known in particular for his gourmet breakfast menus. Breakfast is served every day from 9am-3pm, and choices include...
Good Morning Cafe - Cafe: Nakano
A lively branch of the Osaka-spawned cafe chain, Good Morning Cafe Nakano draws a crowd of Meiji University students and other Nakano denizens with its salt-butter caramel waffles (from 8am),...
Bubby's - American: Yokohama Minato-mirai
Burgers, home-made pies and brunch items from the famous Tribeca, New York, diner.
Bills - Australian: Yokohama Nihon-Odori
Gourmet breakfasts and good cafe fare from Australian celeb chef Bill Granger. Dogs are allowed out on the terrace.
Bills - Australian: Shichirigahama
Gourmet breakfasts and good cafe fare from Australian celeb chef Bill Granger.

See also our listings for weekend brunch spots.
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